Barry Garcia wrote:

> >- between vowels and finally, d gets dropped; comprando > comprao,

> Oh yes, i love when things slip by me, even though I swear i re-read
> things.
> comprando should be "comprado"

Eh? Shouldn't the d get dropped? Anyway. Couldn't you make the
_ao_ diphthong nasal, due to the n? comprando > comprão. Pretty
please? I just love that sound! The final stressed nasal ao diphthong
is my number one favourite sound!